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Tortilla Spanish Potato And Onion Omelette

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  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Onions 3 , quartered and cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Russet potatoes 4 Pound, peeled, quartered, and cut into 1/4-inch-thick. slices (4 nos.)
  Eggs 6 Large, beaten

In a 10-inch skillet over medium heat, heat the oil and add the onions.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Cook until tender, about 15 minutes.
Pour the onions and oil into a sieve over a bowl.
Return the strained oil to skillet and place over medium heat.
Add the potatoes and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Cook, tossing occasionally, until lightly golden, about 10 minutes.
Pour the potatoes and oil into the same sieve, reserving the oil (you should have about 1 tablespoon).
In a large bowl, combine the onions, potatoes, and eggs.
Return the oil to the skillet and heat over medium-high heat.
Add the egg mixture and cook until set on the bottom but still runny on the top.
Cover the skillet with a flat lid or a pizza pan.
Quickly invert the skillet, unmolding the cake.
Return to the pan, uncooked side down, and cook until the cake is set and golden brown.
The center should have a little give and the sides should be firm.
Turn the cake onto a platter and let sit for 15 minutes.
Cut into 12 wedges and serve at room temperature.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2984 Calories from Fat 1239

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 140 g215%

Saturated Fat 24.8 g123.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1268.9 mg423%

Sodium 917.3 mg38.2%

Total Carbohydrates 369 g123.1%

Dietary Fiber 30.8 g123.4%

Sugars 31 g

Protein 81 g162.4%

Vitamin A 29.8% Vitamin C 223.4%

Calcium 49.5% Iron 127%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Tortilla Spanish Potato And Onion Omelette Recipe